Wj Quarles Elementary School

111 Quarles Street
Long Beach, MS 39560
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Wj Quarles Elementary School serves 503 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Wj Quarles Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 503 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Wj Quarles Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Wj Quarles Elementary School's student population of 503 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-3
Total Students
503 students
This chart display total students of Wj Quarles Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Wj Quarles Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Wj Quarles Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Wj Quarles Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Wj Quarles Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Wj Quarles Elementary School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#150 out of 805 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Wj Quarles Elementary School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wj Quarles Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wj Quarles Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Wj Quarles Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Wj Quarles Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Wj Quarles Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
18%
47%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wj Quarles Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
61%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wj Quarles Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
14%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Wj Quarles Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wj Quarles Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score
0.58
This chart display the diversity score of Wj Quarles Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
100%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wj Quarles Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
12%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wj Quarles Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Wj Quarles Elementary School's ranking?
Wj Quarles Elementary School is ranked #150 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi.
What schools are Wj Quarles Elementary School often compared to?
Wj Quarles Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Pass Christian Elementary School, Pineville Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
How many students attend Wj Quarles Elementary School?
503 students attend Wj Quarles Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Wj Quarles Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Black, 14% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wj Quarles Elementary School?
Wj Quarles Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Wj Quarles Elementary School offer ?
Wj Quarles Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-3
What school district is Wj Quarles Elementary School part of?
Wj Quarles Elementary School is part of Long Beach School Dist School District.

School Reviews

Review Wj Quarles Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Are Public Schools Protecting the Environment?
Are Public Schools Protecting the Environment?
Learn about how public schools are making their campuses greener through technology investments, policy changes, and eco-friendly student education.
Should My Child Enroll in Honors Or General Courses?
Should My Child Enroll in Honors Or General Courses?
Honors or general courses? Find out which type is best for your child's learning environment and GPA.
Public Schools in a Minute
Public Schools in a Minute
Explore the diverse world of public schools in a minute! Our brief overview provides a snapshot of the educational landscape, school districts, curriculum, and more. Get a quick glance at the big picture of K-12 education.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 503 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Quick Links